• CNBC Fast Money’s Brian Kelly outlines the top three reasons why he feels investors should be buying Bitcoin. The Amazon Factor Brian Kelly of CNBC’s Fast Money has promoted three major, key reasons to buy Bitcoin. The first reason, as Kelly explains, is that Bitcoin will “Amazon” the banks, meaning that Bitcoin will be to the banking world what Amazon has been to retail. Amazon revolutionized the supply chain industry for products to the consumer, essentially

    3 Reasons Why You Really Should Be Buying Bitcoin Right Now

    | 2017/11/01 1:01 pm
  • Kubera is an innovative platform for playing online games with a cryptocurrency. Kubera team uses the Ethereum blockchain to provide a cryptographically secure payment system and provably fair gambling with smart contracts for games in the future phases of the project. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Kubera platform aims to: Eliminate Player Deposit Risk Kubera will enable players to have full custody over their funds by using Ethereum smart contracts to escrow tournament

    Kubera: Innovative Gaming Platform Powered by Ethereum Blockchain

    | 2017/11/01 12:15 pm
  • Iranian authorities are taking appropriate measures in order to implement an effective infrastructure for Bitcoin usage in Iran. Bypassing Regulations As the tensions between Iran and the west rise, the Iranian government is looking for a way to integrate Bitcoin into its economy. Currently, the relations with the USA and Iran have been rather stagnant as Donald Trump called the Iran deal the “worst deal ever”. The Islamic republic is still suffering from international sanctions that affect

    Iranian Government Plans to Implement Infrastructure for Bitcoin Usage

    | 2017/10/31 11:45 pm
  • Chicago, Illinois-based HealthHeart aims to transform the management and security of electronic health records through its innovative blockchain-based EHR. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] The Problem with EHRs Today In the United States alone over 96% of hospitals and 87% of office-based physicians use some form of EHR (Electronic Health Record) system. Despite this widespread adoption, most healthcare providers are unhappy with these systems. The most common challenges being reported include: Not user-friendly: Healthcare

    HealthHeart: Bringing Security, Usability, and Scalability to Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

    | 2017/10/31 10:16 pm
  • The CME Group announced plans today to launch Bitcoin futures later this year as Bitcoin’s price reaches a new all-time high. The CME Group, renowned as the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, plans to launch Bitcoin futures trading in the fourth quarter of 2017,  assuming all relevant regulatory review periods are passed successfully. The announcement was published on the company’s website. The futures contracts will be cash-settled and based on the CME CF Bitcoin

    CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures Trading

    | 2017/10/31 8:00 pm
  • Confideal boasts a vibrant ecosystem where the core features of the integrated platform, such as smart contracts and arbitration, unite to form an application that is far more than just the sum of its parts. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] International trade has existed since ships first sailed upon the seas and caravans crossed mountains, but the increasing pace of technological innovation has led to a massive surge in international trade. Contracts and manufacturing

    Confideal – More Than Just the Sum of Its Parts

    | 2017/10/31 3:45 pm
  • SportyFi has assembled an amazing team of professional, world-class athletes to serve as advisors to the upcoming blockchain-based, decentralized sports ecosystem. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] For many people around the world, sports is an integral part of their lives. Young athletes dream of becoming pros, fans love to cheer on their favorite team or club, and investors hope to share in the financial success of an industry that generates hundreds of billions of

    SportyFi Boasts an Impressive Roster of Sports Advisors

    | 2017/10/31 2:45 pm
  • BANKEX, founded in 2015 by Igor Khmel, Ilham Hatypov, and Dmitry Dolgov, aims to meet the demand of improving asset liquidity using a proprietary Proof of Asset protocol designed to enable information to be passed in real time directly to and from the blockchain. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] This technology is transferring the information about an asset to the blockchain enabling fast transactions and avoiding cumbersome rules and regulations of a traditional stock exchange. By

    Proof-of-Asset Protocol by BANKEX – a New Era in the History of Banking Services

    | 2017/10/31 1:00 pm
  • The Winklevoss twins could be the world’s richest celebrity Bitcoin holders, with their 1% BTC share now worth over 1 Billion USD.  The Winklevoss twins, infamous for their legal feud with Mark Zuckerberg over his alleged stealing of their original idea for the Facebook social network, could rank as the world’s richest Bitcoin investors. As Bitcoin touches $100 billion in value, don't forget that the Winklevoss twins are officially Bitcoin billionaires (1% BTC supply) —

    Winklevoss Twins Bitcoin Fortune Calculated

    | 2017/10/31 11:15 am
  • The Norwegian mining company Intex Resources ASA has announced its plan to launch the first ICO for an asset-backed token. Companies are Turning to ICOs for Fundraising Initial Coin Offerings have become the new popular method for companies and startups to raise money. This year most prominent ICO was conducted by the Canadian-based messaging app Kik. The token sale by Kik, which is also called Kin, was able to raise the amount of $125 million in a matter

    Norwegian Company Launches First ICO for Asset-Backed Token

    | 2017/10/30 11:30 pm
  • An interesting story came to light over the weekend, concerning a UK company whose share-price literally (i.e. figuratively) jumped out of its skin following a slight name change. That name change? From On-line Plc to On-line Blockchain Plc. Has the world really gone THIS crazy… again? Out of its Skin? Okay, I guess I owe you the numbers, but for me, that’s the least interesting aspect of this story. Anyway, the price has been ticking along at

    What’s in a Name? Adding ‘Blockchain’ Boosted This Company’s Stock Price by Over 430%

    | 2017/10/30 2:45 pm
  • The eToro exchange announced they will support and credit users with Bitcoin2X but they will not support or provide customers with Bitcoin Gold, claiming lack of clarity. eToro which describes itself as a Social Investment Network running a marketplace where users can trade currencies, commodities, indices and CFD stocks, clarified their position on how they will be handling the Bitcoin forks of Bitcoin gold and Bitcoin2X. The post opens with; At eToro, we only support a

    eToro Exchange Clarify Position on Bitcoin2X and Bitcoin Gold

    | 2017/10/30 12:30 pm
  • Freelancer.com reports that cryptocurrency related freelance positions are booming in the third quarter of this year. Cryptocurrency jobs are a fast-growing sector in the Fintech industry, and now online work portals such as freelancer.com are reporting that cryptocurrencies are their fastest expanding category of work. According to a Freelancer.com report the number of Bitcoin-related positions on their site has increased by 82%, alongside traditional cryptography roles which rose 59%, with the report declaring; In emerging trends,

    Bitcoin and Blockchain Jobs Reach All Time High

    | 2017/10/30 11:00 am
  • After the recent clampdown by the Chinese government, many cryptocurrency operators are looking to relocate to other Asian countries that are much more welcoming. There are quite a few interesting features surrounding cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Chief amongst these is decentralization, which means that the various facets of cryptocurrency, such as exchanges, are not constrained by national borders. This is something that Chinese authorities are now finding themselves having to contend with. The

    Chinese Cryptocurrency Traders Relocating to Other Asian Countries

    | 2017/10/30 7:00 am
  • Blockchain technology is changing the way we do business as its speed, security, and ever-expanding use cases are making in-roads into industries around the world. Digital advertising – especially social media influencer marketing – is realizing the benefits of blockchain tech as well, as it revolutionizes the way that brands and influencers interact and do business. Influencer marketing is seeing a dramatic increase in popularity as companies are beginning to understand that the key to

    How Blockchain Tech Will Disrupt Influencer Marketing

    | 2017/10/28 12:00 pm
  • A man in Michigan is facing federal charges for operating an unlicensed Bitcoin exchange after selling over $55,000 USD of Bitcoin to undercover agents. There’s a song that goes, “I fought the law, and the law won.” The reality is that the law usually wins as the state can devote an incredible amount of resources upon an individual or organization when it wishes to. Lately, the US government has been looking hard at unlicensed Bitcoin

    Michigan Man Busted for Unlicensed Bitcoin Exchange – Faces Jail Time

    | 2017/10/28 7:00 am
  • With the recent rise of ransomware attacks targeting corporations worldwide, law firms are taking what many are deeming ‘appropriate’ preemptive security measures. WannaCry 2.0 In the last couple of years, many corporations and businesses have been affected by ransomware, malware and other hacking attacks. This year hackers were able to successfully attack several big corporations and government agencies. In May 2017, hackers were able to infect hundreds of thousands of computers with an advanced malware called

    Law Firms are Opening Bitcoin Wallets in Anticipation of Potential Ransomware Attacks

    | 2017/10/27 9:00 pm
  • The world of professional sports features a high financial barrier for both young players and investors, but the upcoming SportyFi ICO will change that with the creation of a decentralized sports ecosystem where players, fans, and investors can mutually support each other in achieving their dreams. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Sports is an integral part of the human existence. People come together to root for their favorite team or player, and athletes show

    SportyFi Helps Athletes, Fans, and Investors to Realize Their Dreams

    | 2017/10/27 3:17 pm
  • So we’ve all been allotted some more free coin, albeit this time ‘experimental’ coin… just for a laugh… a bit of fun… to see what happens. Planning on HODLing? Dumping? Mining for more? Whoa there Charley-boy, hold on to your horses. Before you get all excited, there are a few things you should know. Okay, Hit Me! Ummm… I’d love to, but to be honest there are a few things that I should also know. In fact,

    Bitcoin Gold – All that Glitters isn’t Gold

    | 2017/10/27 2:00 pm
  • UK-based X Real Estate Development (XRED) aims to shatter the barriers for entry into real estate investing through their groundbreaking cryptocurrency fund – the first of its kind for real estate development and investment. [Note: This is a sponsored article.] Real estate investment has traditionally been the province of the already-wealthy. Who else but the wealthy could afford to purchase a property for several hundred thousand dollars (or more) and then sit back and hope

    XRED – The First Cryptocurrency Fund for Real Estate Development and Investment

    | 2017/10/27 12:00 pm
  • The Mule Tools code collection on Github is set to develop new ways to transact Bitcoin including via Fax, Morse Code, and chat applications. Developed tools stand to be incorporated into the Samourai wallet. Inspired by the blockstream satellite and Nick Szabo’s thoughts on the physical transportation of data, Mule Tools is aiming to be a clearinghouse of code enabling alternative methods of broadcasting Bitcoin transactions. What all this means is that using a fax

    Send Bitcoin By Fax? Morse Code? SMS? Chat? It Could Soon Be a Reality Thanks to Mule Tools

    | 2017/10/26 3:45 pm
  • Cloud Mining is losing popularity in the cryptosphere. Meet three alternatives that are giving cloud mining companies a run for their money! Cryptocurrency Mining Landscape & Cloud Mining The introduction of ASICs has changed the mining industry and has priced out regular users who can’t access large mining facilities and specialized hardware. This change has led to a centralized ecosystem where mining can only be performed by certain companies, many of which are hedging their risk

    Is Cloud Mining Dead? Meet the Alternatives

    | 2017/10/26 3:00 pm
  • The continuous growth of Bitcoin value over time has got a flip side. It has given rise to a whole new cybercrime economy revolving around various scams. Crafty threat actors zero in on unsuspecting victims in a bid to make them lose their Bitcoins in the long run. This article will shed light on today’ most common cryptocurrency-borne frauds so that you can tell the wheat from the chaff when performing Bitcoin-related transactions. Rogue Bitcoin

    How to Protect Yourself from Common Bitcoin Scams

    | 2017/10/26 11:00 am